- LL.B., University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario (1983)
- B.A., Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario (1980)
- Called to the Bar 1985
Areas of Practice
- Insurance Litigation
- Commercial and Corporate litigation
- Construction Litigation
- Employment Litigation
For 30 years David has restricted his practice to insurance disputes and related litigation. He advises insurers, self- insured corporations, non- profit organizations, small and medium businesses and individuals on insurance, commercial, employment and human rights litigation.
David has acted as Counsel on coverage issues and in personal injury, accident benefits, property and casualty, commercial general liability, fire , fidelity, excess and reinsurance as well as in life and disability claims. He continues to act as trial and coverage counsel on complex multi-party, multijurisdictional catastrophic losses. David has the expertise to quickly identify key issues and fully develop appropriate strategies to successfully advance our client’s position on any insurance, inter-jurisdictional, commercial or civil litigation related dispute.
Fluently bilingual, David is also an Accredited Mediator which he uses daily in negotiating on behalf of the firm’s clients in court connected or private mediation, arbitration and neutral evaluations. David is committed to finding the most cost-effective resolution for our clients including local, national, and international insurance and reinsurance clients.
Reflecting his substantial experience in insurance litigation, David has been invited to write and speak on complex issues of interest to insurers and self-insured corporate clients. He has spoken on such cutting edge topics as Catastrophic Impairment and the AMA Guides, Aggravated and Punitive Damages, Employer and Commercial Host Liability, Uninsured and Underinsured Liability, Forum Non-Conveniens, Trucking and Transportation Law.